EAST PRAIRIE -- Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ray have announced the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Michelle, to Billy Gene Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Taylor of Benton.
The future bride is employed with the Mississippi County Farm Service Agency. She is the granddaughter of Patsy Ray of East Prairie and the late Linden "Bud" Ray and Charles and Berniece Keen and great-granddaughter of Mildred Redferring of East Prairie.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Ed and Ann Duty of Benton and the late Charles and Anna Lee Taylor. He is employed by C&D Glenn Farms and a member of KAB Ag Farms.
A Dec. 27 ceremony is being planned.